Oct 31, 2013 5:30am PDT
>> new fallout from the u.s. and scandal says the nsa hacked into cables used by internet giants of yahoo! and google. a new blow to barack obama's signature health-care reform after the troubled rollout of the website, announcing some americans already insured could lose the policies they have. and french football players threatened to go on strike over plans for a new super tax on the richest people in france. let's aw at this hour, star with the latest leak from former nsa contractor edward snowden. says theington post" national security agency has been hacking be data links that connect google and yahoo! around the world. laways the agency skirt the by collecting data from millions of local web users via underwater fiber-optic cables. kate moody explains. >> world leaders, foreign citizens, and internet giants, the latest victims of the national security agency's surveillance programs according to intelligence linked by edward snowden. the nsa has admitted to the program to access internet user accounts but described new reports that infiltrated yahoo! and google databases as fa
Nov 3, 2013 2:30pm PST
claimed -- contained an nsa listening post. "the wall street journal" said the nsa had eavesdropped on angela merkel's cell phone for years. the paper said president obama was informed of the procedure this summer and it had been stopped. german lawmakers were outraged. >> eavesdropping on the mobile phone conversations of heads of government takes things to a new level. it is unacceptable. but this cannot distract us from the fact that a massive amount of spying on normal german citizens and businesses was underway at the same time. >> many called for talks on a free-trade deal between the u.s. and the eu to be suspended. in washington, barack obama promised to review u.s. intelligence efforts. >> what we've seen over the last several years is their capacities continue to develop and expand, and that's why i am initiating a review to make sure that what they are able to do doesn't do sincerely mean what they should be doing -- doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. times" saysyork obama should move to stop surveillance on all heads of state. .he allegations kept on com
Nov 5, 2013 5:00am PST
further report on classified documents from a former nsa contractor. it says japan may be among countries spied on by the u.s.. >>> and residents of the resort city of sochi are in a whirl of activity three months ahead of the winter olympics. >>> chinese officials are tightening security in beijing ahead of a key meeting. the increased measures follow last week's fatal car crash near tiananmen square which the government teamdeemed an act of terror. officials have been ordered to quash acts of terrorism in the planning stage. the website shed quo inspected police boxes in the capital on monday. he urged police officers to increase their visibility so citizens will feel safer and said china faces a tough fight against terrorism. he called for extra vigilance. last week a sport utility vehicle veered into a crowd of tourists and burst into flames. three passengers were killed along with two by stapders. chinese authorities arrested five in connection with the skept. all are believed to be members of the uighur minority group. the third plenary is due to start on saturday. china's leaders h
Nov 4, 2013 5:30am PST
revealed claims that the nsa tapped the phone of chancellor angela merkel. pierre limiter -- p aaron a lemaitre hasre won the literature prize prix goncourt. >> it is his first literary novel. it is popular fiction. it is very much -- it is in very much the style that is becoming increasingly popular and fashionable among the prix goncourt, given the awards to something quite big, quite epic, and quite accessible, which we already saw. it is a petty crime bill you of one of them is disfigured, and they are left without any money, more or less, and they go on, embarq on a make fictitious war memorials. also in the mix is there villainous former lieutenant to try to get them killed in no man's land, also embarking on another great war-related scam, too. it is quite a dark picaresque view of the war and the postwar period. quite cynical, but there is a certain degree of likeness to it as well. it has already been hugely popular, not immediate for three of the other awards, major other awards in france, and it has --eady sold 40,000 couples 40,000 copies. it stands to do better than that.
Nov 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
allegations that the nsa was tapping angela merkel's mobile phone. it is the most serious diplomatic tensions since germany opposed the u.s.-led iraq invasion. according to a german lawmaker, american met in moscow. crowded into the press conference to see what there was to say about the meeting with edward snowden and the letter to the government. edward snowden be willing to talk to german investigators or politicians or even come to germany to be interviewed? he could come to germany if it were guaranteed that he would be secure in germany or a comparable country. the green and the left party want to question snowden about u.s. surveillance activity. he could be offered asylum or safe passage in return. christian democrats it would exacerbate tensions with washington. one alternative being discussed is to meet with snowden in moscow. usif snowden was to provide with information, we will take that into consideration. verification or new information would be a good thing. -- not is nothing something the u.s. would be likely to find good. it reiterated its position on snowden on frid
Nov 5, 2013 5:30am PST
the movement. activists are also urging people from other countries prompted by the nsa surveillance program to join the campaign to rename streets after edward snowden and it would seem the message is being heard.
Nov 5, 2013 4:00am PST
in beijing. >>> a just paper has released a further report on classified documents from a former nsa contractor. it says japan may be among un